Pekka Loisa

Summary

Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Effect of mode of hydrocortisone administration on glycemic control in patients with septic shock: a prospective randomized trial
    Pekka Loisa
    Department of Intensive Care, Paijat Hame Central Hospital, Keskussairaalankatu 7, Lahti, Finland
    Crit Care 11:R21. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Free cortisol in sepsis and septic shock
    Stepani Bendel
    Department of Intensive Care, Kuopio University Hospital, PL 16222 Kuopio, Finland
    Anesth Analg 106:1813-9. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint A single adrenocorticotropic hormone stimulation test does not reveal adrenal insufficiency in septic shock
    Pekka Loisa
    Department of Intensive Care, Paijat Hame Central Hospital, Keskussairaalankatu 7, Fin 15900 Lahti, Finland
    Anesth Analg 101:1792-8. 2005

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. pmc Effect of mode of hydrocortisone administration on glycemic control in patients with septic shock: a prospective randomized trial
    Pekka Loisa
    Department of Intensive Care, Paijat Hame Central Hospital, Keskussairaalankatu 7, Lahti, Finland
    Crit Care 11:R21. 2007
    ..Hydrocortisone induces hyperglycemia and it is possible that continuous hydrocortisone infusion would reduce the fluctuations in blood glucose levels and that tight blood glucose control could be better achieved with this approach...
  2. doi request reprint Free cortisol in sepsis and septic shock
    Stepani Bendel
    Department of Intensive Care, Kuopio University Hospital, PL 16222 Kuopio, Finland
    Anesth Analg 106:1813-9. 2008
    ..We measured total and free cortisol in patients with severe sepsis and related the concentrations to outcome...
  3. ncbi request reprint A single adrenocorticotropic hormone stimulation test does not reveal adrenal insufficiency in septic shock
    Pekka Loisa
    Department of Intensive Care, Paijat Hame Central Hospital, Keskussairaalankatu 7, Fin 15900 Lahti, Finland
    Anesth Analg 101:1792-8. 2005
    ..401; P = 0.080). We conclude that the results of the ACTH stimulation tests are poorly reproducible in septic shock and a single ACTH stimulation test may not be the best method to diagnose adrenal insufficiency in these patients...